Originally Posted by Superdude
Exactly. Taking a simple situation and adding all sorts of complexities is what got us into this mess in the first place. Bottom line is Aroldis Chapman is a ludicrously talented pitcher never given close to a chance to show what he can do. Ryan Madson's elbow, Bill Bray's groin, or Broxton's K rate is not a valid excuse for that.
It's only a simple situation if you are Chapman's agent. His only interest is Chapman's career.
Walt has broader responsibilities.
And while some might think that Aroldis as a "good starter" may answer all questions, I doubt Walt does.